|Gail Stevens, mother of Connor, Cleveland 4 defendant - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's show features a conversation with Gail Stevens. Gail is the mother of imprisoned activist and anarchist, Connor Stevens, who is one of the four anarchists that the FBI is accusing of attempting to blow up a bridge outside of Cleveland, Ohio. Connor and two other defendants, Brandon Baxter and Doug Wright, have taken a non-cooperating plea deal in the case and face their sentencing hearing on November 5th & 6th of 2012...
Keywords: cleveland; anarchist; entrapment; fbi; connor stevens; doug wright; brandon baxter; joshua stafford; shaquile azir; final straw; ashevillefm; bursts; kxcf; kwtf; occupy; gail stevens; rolling stone; erdely
|The Case of the Cleveland 5: The FBI, Entrapment & the construction of Terrorists - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's conversation features a discussion of the case of the Cleveland 5, anarchists arrested in Ohio on April 30th for allegedly attempting to blow up a bridge. But the case isn't so simple as idealists independently taking direct and spectacular action against infrastructure. As members of Cleveland 5 Justice (the support group for the defendants) share with us information about the accused, what is known about the alleged infiltrator sent by the FBI to facilitate a terror case (Shaquille...
Keywords: cleveland; anarchist; entrapment; fbi; tony hayne; connor stevens; doug wright; brandon baxter; joshua stafford; shaquille azir; hunger strike; final straw; ashevillefm; bursts; kxcf; kwtf; occupy